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Lishibanya Mohapatra

Assistant Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

585-475-5128
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Lishibanya Mohapatra

Assistant Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

585-475-5128

Areas of Expertise

Currently Teaching

PHYS-213
3 Credits
This course provides an introductory survey of elementary quantum physics, as well as basic relativistic dynamics. Topics include the photon, wave-particle duality, deBroglie waves, the Bohr model of the atom, the Schrodinger equation and wave mechanics, quantum description of the hydrogen atom, electron spin, and multi-electron atoms.
PHYS-752
3 Credits
This graduate-level course in biological physics provides an introductory survey of biological physics, followed by the topics of (i) forces between atoms, molecules, particles, and surfaces important for living systems; (ii) equilibrium statistical physics solution models relevant for biological systems; (iii) self-assembling systems in living cells and organisms; (iv) elasticity and viscoelasticity in cells and organisms; and (v) examples of active matter.